[security-dev] IDM: LDAP Custom Attributes

Boleslaw Dawidowicz bdawidow at redhat.com
Thu Dec 6 03:18:27 EST 2012

On Dec 6, 2012, at 3:06 AM, Anil Saldhana <Anil.Saldhana at redhat.com> wrote:

> Pedro,
>    we had discussions on performance associated in querying custom 
> attributes in the LDAP implementation. I realized that since we will 
> have an identity cache operating in the IDM layer. The cache needs to 
> have LRU entries (or whatever policy that gets configured) thus avoiding 
> round trips to the Identity Store.
> Bolek had opined about the use of LDAP entry change notifications to 
> update the IDM cache. This is when the admin may have used some form of 
> LDAP browser to update the entries or update happens via software not 
> controlled by IDM.

Yes, we had a lot of request to cover such scenario in portal. IdentityStore provisioned using external tools and some REST/JMX hook to flush caches or resync db state if it pulls from LDAP. 

> Regards,
> Anil
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